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Ethel Robinson (1890?-1975?) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/49

Scope and Contents

The series includes a scrapbook and a daily calendar.

The scrapbook dates from the period 1909-1914 and features a variety of materials pertaining mainly to Robinson's social life and academic studies while a student at Northwestern. Included are photographs and postcards, programs from both professional and University-affiliated dramatic presentations Robinson attended, programs from her oratorical recitals as well as from local musical and terpsichorean productions, menus, dance cards, political handbills, clippings, correspondence, and ephemera.

The daily calendar dates from 1910 and includes, for the most part, abbreviated accounts of Robinson's social engagements.

Dates

  • 1909-1914

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The series includes a scrapbook and a daily calendar. The scrapbook dates from the period 1909-1914 and features a variety of materials pertaining mainly to Robinson's social life and academic studies while a student at Northwestern. The daily calendar dates from 1910 and includes, for the most part, abbreviated accounts of Robinson's social engagements.

Method of Acquisition

Acquired by the University Archives prior to 1985 (See accession #85-220).

Other Descriptive Information

The Northwestern University Library Conservation Laboratory disassembled Robinson's scrapbook due to its deteriorating physical condition and cleaned, deacidified, and remounted its contents on new paper in February, 1998. Nearly all materials in the remounted scrapbook retain their original placement.

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; March 16, 1998.
Title
Guide to the Ethel Robinson (1890?-1975?) Papers
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
04/03/1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635